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[movies]The Coffee House - Artistic Eye - Welmoed Laanstra
Artist Linda Hesh proposes placing photo ads in the Washington Post that challenge prejudice.
Keywords: prejudice; art; advertisement
Downloads: 13,397 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Fighting Global Warming One House at a Time - Mark Cohen
"Fighting Global Warming One House at a Time " is the story of Maryland's first 90% renewable energy home. It explains  how one Takoma Park family is fighting global warming on a budget, and how you can do it too.
Keywords: global warming; energy; efficiency; solar; photovoltaic; conservation
Downloads: 8,621 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #149 - Mark Cohen
REP. DONNA EDWARDS ON CORPORATE FREE SPEECH, HEALTH CARE, WALL STREET, OIL SPILLS, IMMIGRATION, AFGHANISTAN AND OBAMA Completing her first full term in Congress, Maryland Democrat Donna Edwards has earned a national reputation and following as someone who does her homework and speaks her mind. She rejoins us to chat about, among other topics, her constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Courtâs recent ruling in Citizens United that corporations enjoy the First Amendment right to spending...
Keywords: politics; health care; oil spill; drilling; Afghanistan; immigration; juvenile justice; Vietnam; reconciliation; war; poetry; harmonies
Downloads: 7,725
[movies]The Coffee House - Second Look - Mark Cohen
An excerpt from Howard Kohn's rememberance of his "Rolling Stone" magazine colleague, Hunter S. Thompson.
Keywords: gonzo; fear; loathing
Downloads: 11,329 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]The Coffee House - February 2006 - Mark Cohen
On this edition of The Coffee House: The dean of alternative journalism in the Washington, DC area, Sam Smith, talks about the growing buzz among progressives in support of Al Gore as the Democratic presidential candidate in 2008; Reuben Jackson reviews a new biography of soul vocalist Sam Cooke; Dr. Anthony Scialli discusses the beneifts and liabilities of hormone therapy for menopausal and post-menopausal women; JaHipster and Rei Berroa offer poems; Education Week's Kathleen Kennedy Manzo deli...
Keywords: Gore; Democrats; presidency; Sam Cooke; poetry; hormone; therapy; estrogen; education; left behind
Downloads: 3,475
[movies]Brian Gilmore poem - Mark Cohen
"the george holliday rodney king video (directorâs cut)"
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 700
[movies]coffeehouse_134_Robert_Borosage - Mark Cohen
The groundwork for the Obama znd Democratic victory was being sown for years by progressives who bucked the conservative tide. Robert Borosage of the Campaign for America's Future helped shape a political agenda that may be realized in a new progressive era. He talks about the significance of Obama, the changing electorate, prospects for fundamental change, and the role of advocates in backing the Obama administration when it is in the right and pressuring it when it is not...
Keywords: politics; Obama; electoratel progressives
Downloads: 355
[movies]The Coffee House - Artistic Eye - Mark Cohen
Artists Tom Block, a Jew from Bethesda, MD, and Karim Chaibi, a Muslim from Tunisia, are collaborating on a painting exhibition that emphasizes the commonality in the mystical traditions of their two often polarized faiths. The exhibition runs from February until April 2007 at the Gateway Heliport Gallery in Silver Spring, MD.
Keywords: art; Muslim; Jew; convergence
Downloads: 302
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Russian chorale group sings Orthodox Christmas tune.
Keywords: Russian; Orthodox; chorale
Downloads: 640
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
A guide to a mindful family celebration of Christmas from author and Web blogger Jen Lemen.
Keywords: Christmas; blog; Soul Sister
Downloads: 415
[movies]coffeehouse_132_Risa_Shaw - Mark Cohen
Risa Shaw, editor and Publisher of "Not Child's Play", discusses this anthology of true stories, poetry, art and fiction about sibling incest. This interview originally aired in 2001 but is being reprised as the issue of rape and incest are front and center again thanks to the extreme anti-abortion views of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Keywords: incest; rape
Downloads: 888
[movies]We Are All Smith Islanders: Global Warming in Maryland, Virginia and DC - Mark Cohen
This 2004 "Monty" award-winning film, "We Are All Smith Islanders," demonstrates how global warming is changing the Chesapeake Bay region, using the waning livelihoods of Smith Island watermen as its main example. The film explores how global warming is affecting agriculture, wildlife, health and tourism throughout the Chesapeake Bay, and how the crisis is expected deepen without immediate action. The film also looks at clean energy solutions that can help slow and possibly stop human-induced gl...
Keywords: climate change; global warming; Chesapeake
Downloads: 3,033 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]coffeehouse_Kyle_Dargan_127 - Mark Cohen
Poem "Orange".
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 78
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Singer-songwriter Zoe Mulford's "Ain't Nobody Knocking at Your Door".
Keywords: singer; songwriter
Downloads: 214
[movies]The Coffee House - 21st Century Life - Mark Cohen
Email sleuthing Baltimore Sun reporter Tom Pelton offers a close up look at how Governor Robert Ehrlich handed over state environmental policy to Constellation Energy. (Host: Mike Tidwell)
Keywords: lobbying; energy policy; Constellation; Ehrlich; Maryland
Downloads: 871
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Smart Growth Leadership Institute President and former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening explains how building roads causes rather than solves sprawl and congestion.
Keywords: sprawl; congestion; ICC
Downloads: 147
[movies]The Coffee House - Writers' Bloc - Mark Cohen
The job of prosecutors is to do justice but, argues Angela Jordan Davis, their power to charge citizens with crimes is largely unchecked and their process for making charging decisions largely hidden from the public. Now a law professor at American University’s law school, Davis previously served as the director of the Public Defender Service in the District of Columbia. She finds that prosecutors’ subconscious racial and class bias, and occasional abusive conduct, like failing to disclose e...
Keywords: prosecutor; justice
Downloads: 141
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening explains his support for gay marriage.
Keywords: gay; marriage; equality
Downloads: 185
[movies]The Coffee House - A Second Look - Mark Cohen
Edwin Black, author of the Pulitzer-nominated, BANKING ON BAGHDAD, asserts that the West has had only two interests in Iraq -- as a stepping stone and as a source of oil.
Keywords: Iraq; oil; Islam
Downloads: 254
[movies]The Coffee House - A Second Look - Mark Cohen
In his fifth book nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, BANKING ON BAGHDAD, Edwin Black's review of history finds that all the West has ever cared about in Iraq is geography, as a colonial stepping stone, and geology, i.e., oil.
Keywords: Iraq; Islam; oil
Downloads: 724
[movies]The Coffee House - Writers' Bloc - Mark Cohen
Reuben Jackson reviews "Dark Magus", son Gregory Davis's biography of his father, jazz legend Mile Davis; poet Tiffani Frost presents "cool".
Keywords: jazz; poetry
Downloads: 440
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Cincinnati-based Joe Jencks makes his music and his living on the road, where the singer-songwriter has built a following among folkies and labor activists. He stops by THE COFFEE HOUSE to share two songs, about the life of a migrant laborer and being true to one’s calling.
Keywords: singer-songwriter; folk; music
Downloads: 587
[movies]The Coffee House #144.mpeg - Mark Cohen
This month in The Coffee House: CIVIL RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT UNDER THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION Tom Perez, the newly confirmed Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, inherits a Division that was highly politicized under the Bush Administration. The antidote, says Perez, is to really listen to the career prosecutors in the Division and to enforce all laws, not just the ones that a particular administration favors ideologically...
Keywords: justice; Chesapeake Bay; poetry; juveniles; music
Downloads: 1,440
[movies]coffeehouse_OBB_140 - Mark Cohen
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE, IN THE NEXT HOUR⦠TORTURE IS AGAINST THE LAW⦠IF ONE ADMINISTRATIONâS OFFICIALS NEVERTHELESS AUTHORIZE THE USE OF TORTURE⦠SHOULD THEY BE PROSECUTED THEIR SUCCESSORS ? WE ASK CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND NATIONAL SECURITY EXPERT PROF. STEPHEN VLADECK⦠PRIVATE SECTOR UNION MEMBERSHIP IN THE US HAS DIPPED BELOW 10% OF THE WORKFORCE⦠EMPLOYERS SAY THATâS BECAUSE WORKERS REJECT UNIONS...
Keywords: torture; prosecution; maryland; legislature; EFCA; unions; blues; poetry; photography
Downloads: 512
[movies]coffeehouse_Glen_Echo_135 - Mark Cohen
Dancing at the historic Glen Echo Park and ballroom in Glen Echo, Maryland.
Keywords: dance; ballroom
Downloads: 204
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
ARE SLOTS THE SALVATION OF HORSE RACING AND FISCALLY STRAPPED STATES? With attendance at horse races steadily declining, and the State of Maryland facing structural budget shortfalls into the foreseeable future, Gov. Martin O’Malley and Senate President Mike Miller are once again floating slots at race tracks as the horse racing industry’s and the state’s fiscal salvation. But based upon the experience of neighboring states, the Baltimore Sun’s Andrew Green reports that slots actually di...
Keywords: gambling; slots; horse racing; revenue
Downloads: 1,067 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #148 - Mark Cohen
This month in THE COFFEE HOUSE: BP GLOBAL MOVES A US SOLAR PANEL PLANT TO ASIA: ARE WE READY TO COMPETE IN THE EMERGING GREEN ECONOMY? Even as the Obama administration has launched a substantial green energy program as part of the stimulus plan, BP Global recently announced plans to shut down its solar panel manufacturing facility near Frederick, Maryland and move the operation to China and India. Which raises the question, is the US ready to compete for a significant share of the growing global...
Keywords: Arts; human rights; footbal; Steelers: Pittsbrgh: Rooney; solar; China; green jobs; poetry; singer-songwriter; corrections; book club
Downloads: 3,038
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #147 - Mark Cohen
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE, IN THE NEXT HOUR⦠MANY OF OUR SCHOOLS ARE FAILING⦠UNIONS ARE FINGERED FOR CODDLING BAD TEACHERS⦠RANDI WEINGARTEN, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, HAS A PLAN⦠THE DRUG WAR IS NO LONGER HEADLINES⦠BUT OVERFLOWING PRISONS TESTIFY THEREâS BEEN NO CEASE FIRE⦠WHAT TO DO? WE CHAT WITH NKECHI TAIFA OF THE OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE ⦠A CLIMATE BILL WAS TOUGH GOING IN THE SENATE BEFORE THE GOP VICTORY IN MASSACHUSETTS⦠NOW WHAT ...
Keywords: school reform; teachers; unions; crack; cocaine; disparity; climate; cap and trade; cap and dividend; poetry; roots music; acoustic; traditional
Downloads: 1,486
[movies]The Coffee House - Writers' Bloc - Mark Cohen
Author Joyce Hackett is the founder of Washington Write-a-Story Day -- writing workshops organized in numerous neighborhoods -- in which people were challenged to write stories about public places in D.C.
Keywords: writer; workshop; D.C
Downloads: 273
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet Sunil Freeman's "My Miles Dream".
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 157
[movies]The Coffee House - WorkLife - Mark Cohen
The Communications Director of American Rights at Work, Kim Freeman, talks about the EnerSys case, in which in employer sued its lawyers for allegedly misguiding it into an illegal union avoidance scheme.
Keywords: union; busting; avoidance
Downloads: 249
[movies]The Coffee House - WorkLife - Mark Cohen
Jim Grossfeld of the Montgomery County (MD) Commission on Health discusses the Commission's proposal to deputize county inspectors and private citizens to report possible violations of federal and state and worker health and safety laws.
Keywords: health; safety; worker; county
Downloads: 143
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Maryland Senate President Mike Miller argues that medical malpractice insurance rates are climbing less due to legal claims than to profit-taking by insurers.
Keywords: malpractice; insurance; doctors
Downloads: 240
[movies]coffeehouse_Derrick_Weston_Brown_128 - Mark Cohen
Poet Derrick Weston Brown's "Old Man Strength"
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 93
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Ballot initiatives are increasingly being promoted by political parties to spur turnout among their supporters and split the opposition says Kristina Wilfore, executive director of the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center.
Keywords: ballot; initiative; election
Downloads: 248
[movies]The Coffee House - WorkLife - Mark Cohen
Since the GOP in Washington won't do it, Maryland needs to lead the way, argues Progressive Maryland director Tom Hucker, in hiking the minimum wage, still stuck at $5.15 an hour, and otherwise make the state more friendly to working families. (Host: Fred Feinstein)
Keywords: minimum wage; WalMart; health care; working families
Downloads: 194
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poetry by Rei Berroa ("With Respect to Certain Activities of Doves") and Lisa Pegram ("Larceny").
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 81
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
"Brother" by poet Chungmi Kim.
Downloads: 163
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Politics commentator, historian, and author Allan Lichtman wants to occupy the US Senate seat being vacated by Paul Sarbanes. Lichtman is running to the Left of the leading Democratic candidates, Ben Cardin and Kweisi Mfume, arguing that there's too much government intruding in our private lives and too little government meeting our needs. (Host: Mark Cohen)
Keywords: Senate; Maryland; Democrat; Sarbanes; Mfume; Cardin
Downloads: 240
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet Grace Cavalieri's "Nettie"
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 110
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet JaHipster has a "True Story" about blackness.
Keywords: poetry; blackness
Downloads: 289
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
Ralston Deffenbaugh of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service discusses the role of the church and theology in our treatment of immigrants and refugees.
Keywords: refugees; immigrants; theology; church
Downloads: 80
[movies]The Coffee House - 21st Century Life - Mark Cohen
Former EPA enforcement chief Eric Schaeffer talks about the shutdown of Mirant Corporation's Alexandria, VA power plant and why the company needs to conduct major cleanups at its three Maryland power plants as well.
Keywords: EPA; Mirant; pollution
Downloads: 418
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Former congressman and NAACP president and CEO Kweisi Mfume discusses what issues are most important to him in his race for US Senate from Maryland.
Keywords: living wage; HIV; global warming
Downloads: 235
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
Bishop John Chane of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington on relativsm and moral certainty.
Keywords: moral; certainty; relativism
Downloads: 153
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet Judith Harris performs "Matrushka Dolls."
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 76
[movies]coffeehouse_132_OBB - Mark Cohen
Billboard for September 2008 edition: WEâRE ONE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE AWAY FROM TOSSING OUT ABORTION RIGHTS, EVEN FOR RAPE AND INCEST VICTIMS, IF SARAH PALIN HAS HER WAY⦠WE CHAT WITH RISA SHAW ABOUT HER BOOK ON SIBLING INCEST⦠PEAK OIL IS HERE⦠AND WEâRE NOT READY, SAYS AUTHOR EDWIN BLACK⦠BUT HEâS GOT THE PLAN TO GET US TO A POST-FOSSIL FUEL ECONOMY⦠OFF-SHORE DRILLS⦠OR OFF-SHORE MILLS? WILL IT BE OIL OR WIND? JIM LANARDâS COMPANY IS SET TO DEVELOP AN OFF-SHORE WIND FARM...
Keywords: Rape' incest; abortion; energy; oil; wind; offshore; poetry; liberalism; conservatism; music
Downloads: 278
[movies]The Coffee House - December 2006 - Mark Cohen
Dr. Michael McCracken, chief scientist at the Climate Institute, on science-fiction like, "geo-engineering" fixes for climate change; Ralston Deffenbaugh of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services on American immigration policies and practices; author Susan Shreve discusses her twelfth novel,"A Student of Living Things"; poetry by Brandon Johnson ("periphery"), Sami Miranda ("Victoria, Texas") and Adriane Harjo ("It's Not Pretty, Maria"); and the one-man blues band, Curtis Blues.
Keywords: climate; geo-engineering; immigration; refugees; novel; fiction; poetry; blues
Downloads: 93
[movies]coffeehouse_136_Reuben_Jackson - Mark Cohen
Reuben Jackson reviews Sheila Weller's book, "Girls Like Us," about musicians Carole King, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon.
Keywords: singers; songwriters; divas; musicians
Downloads: 242
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Singer-songwriter Lianna performs "Waht About Me?"
Keywords: singer; songwriter
Downloads: 304
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